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News and information about what’s happening in our homes and across the Estia family.

A visit from Francesca the domesticated donkey

A visit from Francesca the domesticated donkey

A great day for residents of Estia Ringwood with a special visit from Francesca the domesticated donkey and a rainbow lorikeet who provided a lot of smiles, surprised faces and happiness. Both were welcome visitors, and Francesca even took time going into the different rooms ensuring that everyone got to take part.

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Kingsley takes dedication to a whole new level

Kingsley takes dedication to a whole new level

When Joyce was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, Kingsley lovingly cared for her until life became too difficult. So, rather than living separately, Kingsley arranged to move into care with Joyce so that he could accompany her for the rest of their years.

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The spirit of giving all year round

The spirit of giving all year round

It seems that community spirit and generosity aren’t in short supply at our Estia homes. In fact, our residents have been known to create and donate on a very regular basis – from making sensory bottles for unwell children, to putting together boxes overflowing with gifts for various charitable organisations.

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All aboard for Hope Valley’s cruise day

All aboard for Hope Valley’s cruise day

On Friday, 27th May, residents at Estia Health Hope Valley set sail away from the winter chill and in to the warm tropical waters. Led by their charismatic Captain, Vanessa (a.k.a. Lifestyle Coordinator), the team created an authentic cruise ship experience for their residents.

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Never too old for LEGO

Never too old for LEGO

At 83 years young, our Salisbury resident, Graham is living proof that you truly are never too old for learning new things, and ... LEGO!

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